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Author/Editor:
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
Year of publication:
2017
No. of pages:
4

Used strategically, libraries have the potential to play a key role in promoting national literacy efforts, as they are trusted by people in the communities they serve and are in a good position to provide a wide variety of literacy opportunities. Libraries provide literacy resources for children, youth and adults at all proficiency levels, thereby making an enormous contribution to supporting a reading culture and the creation of a literate society. They are also an ideal community space for facilitating intergenerational and ...

Author/Editor:
UIL
Year of publication:
2016

Available from UIL's Library in English, French, Spanish, Arabic.

Author/Editor:
UIL
Year of publication:
2016

Available from UIL's Library in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Portuguese.

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is pleased to present its Biennium Report 2014 | 2015, both in print and online .

With a series of milestone events in education and lifelong learning on a global scale, the 2014–2015 biennium was a period of transition in which the Institute worked with governmental and non-governmental partners for the greater good of all people. This report presents in a dynamic design UIL’s achievements in research, capacity building,...

Author/Editor:
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
Year of publication:
2016

Available from UIL's Library in English, French.

The UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) has just published its fifth policy brief, entitled Making Large-Scale Literacy Campaigns and Programmes Work . The brief provides policymakers with a set of recommendations based on an analysis of adult literacy campaigns and programmes that took place around the world between 2000 and 2014. Despite a resurgence in the popularity of literacy campaigns as a means of mobilizing political will, resources and people, the analysis finds that most large-scale...

Author/Editor:
UIL
Year of publication:
2016

Available from UIL's Library in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Portuguese.

The 38th UNESCO General Conference adopted a new Recommendation on Adult Learning and Education, 2015. This Recommendation supersedes the 1976 Recommendation on the Development of Adult Education and is, therefore, the most up-to-date normative instrument in this important policy area.

It calls upon Member States to take action in the areas already defined in the Belém Framework for Action (BFA) – i.e. policy, governance, finance, participation, inclusion and equity, and quality – while building on the potentials of...

Author/Editor:
UNESCO
Year of publication:
2016

Available from UIL's Library in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Portuguese.

The 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 Youth Statement on Learning Cities outlines the ways in which young people should be involved in building learning cities. The Statement comprises three calls for action directed at UNESCO, three expressions of encouragement directed at local and national governments, and three commitments from youth to contribute to the building of learning cities.

Download : The 3 × 3 × 3 × 3 Youth Statement on Learning Cities ...

Author/Editor:
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
Year of publication:
2015

Available from UIL's Library in English, French, Spanish.

The UNESCO GNLC’s Guiding Documents explain the concept and describe the role of learning cities in sustainable development. These learning cities’ documents consist of the Beijing Declaration on Building Learning Cities and the Key Features of Learning Cities, which were adopted at the 1st International Conference on Learning Cities in 2013. The Beijing Declaration, outlines the role of lifelong learning in promoting inclusion, prosperity and sustainability in cities and makes a commitment to twelve actions for developing learning cities. The Key Features of Learning Cities provides an...

Author/Editor:
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
Year of publication:
2015

Available from UIL's Library in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic.

These guidelines provide cities with strategic approaches for building dynamic and sustainable learning cities. They contain a set of actionable recommendations that can be referred to at every stage of the process of becoming a learning city. The documents are available for download in Arabic , Chinese ,...

Author/Editor:
UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning
Year of publication:
2015

Available from UIL's Library in English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic.